It is something special to live in heritage-listed real estate. Magdeburg, 24.10.2013. A historic Mill, a water tower or an art nouveau villa. However, the building should be renovated, numerous requirements must be observed by the owner. To successfully implement the requirements of monument, professionals such as experienced architect and monument Conservator should be consulted as early as possible”, recommends real estate expert Thomas Filor. At an appointment the property is checked and the Preservationist determines which components of the House should not be affected.
Often, the requirements of the Preservationist are which are not as severe as feared. Because if kept significance and structure of the monument, the conversion is granted usually by the Office. “It is difficult, if used in the construction: of course you can concrete no beams or enable load-bearing walls to change the floor plan”, Faraman confirmed. Remedial measures are rarely a problem Dar. While in many cases an exterior insulation will be impossible to get the facade, interior insulation of walls and upper floor can cause quite a savings effect.
A solar plant for the production of hot water is usually not disturbing, for large-scale photovoltaic power generation, it looks different. This many builders own refrain, to avoid affecting the character of the monument. Basically, all changes to a heritage-listed building are subject to permission. However, the monument protection authorities are often willing to provide assistance and also committed to keep the financial burden for the owner within limits. The respective Office in individual cases will decide the specific requirements. Usually the lower Memorial authority, which operates depending on the State of the city or municipality, district or the district is responsible. Significantly is whether the historic structure sufficiently protected and the appearance of the Building will be preserved,”emphasizes the real estate expert. Construction acceptance by architect and monument authority takes place after completion of the renovation. When positive assessment the monument authority drew a certificate, to accommodate tax depreciation allowances claim. Who thinks unconventional, stubbornly negotiated and react flexibly, can press successfully a monument renovation,”as Thomas Filor finally. For more information,